Explain how cohesiveness and diversity support group effectiveness

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Textbook: Chapter 9
File (PDF): Presentation (Pearson, 17e) – Chapter 9 (attached in this post)
Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Group behavior can affect the individual’s behavior, and the individual’s behavior can have an impact on the group. The management issue to address is how to form a more effective group. This discussion forum focuses on two factors, cohesiveness and diversity as components that support group effectiveness.

Initial Post Instructions
For the initial post, address the following:

Explain how cohesiveness and diversity support group effectiveness?
Provide examples of cohesiveness and diversity in a group from your own group experience.
Use citations from the textbook and one scholarly source to define the concept and to support your analysis and your choice of application. List the sources for citations at the bottom of the response.

Writing Requirements

Initial Post Length: minimum of 250 words
Use APA format for in-text citations and list of references.